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Roving WASH (Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene) Officer in Emergencies

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El trabajo se debe realizar en o cerca de Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Tel Aviv District, Israel
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Location: Field position


Duration of contract: 2 years


Up to 3 months in an IsraAid emergency response setting (with several deployments each year). In-between deployments: remote work with visits to IsraAID HQ in Israel (up to 3 months a year). Within this period, flexibility Is expected both in terms of missions’ assignments and duties/responsibilities, as per the needs of the organization.


Start date: Immediately.


Report to: The Roving WASH Officer in emergencies works under the direct supervision of the Roving Head of Mission and is supervised technically by IsraAID HQ WASH Technical Advisor.




About IsraAID:


IsraAID is an international non-governmental humanitarian aid organization based in Israel. Since we were founded in 2001, our teams have worked in emergency and long-term development settings in more than 60 countries around the world. IsraAID responds to emergencies and helps communities affected by crises rebuild their lives, and their futures, together. From hurricanes to refugee crises to global pandemics, we mobilize quickly and collaborate with communities at the deepest level, accompanying the process of becoming self-reliant in the ability to prepare and respond to emergencies and crises and return to adaptive functioning.


 


Position Overview:


The Roving WASH (Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene) Officer in Emergencies is the lead WASH technical position in the field, taking both technical responsibilities, as well as managerial and programmatic aspects of the program. This position will lead assessments, facilitate training sessions, and supervise the technical aspects of all WASH programs in the country of deployment. In addition, the Officer will manage and lead the programs, work towards creating meaningful partnerships, support the financial aspects of the WASH program, develop content, and provide capacity-building activities, in line with the organization’s established policies, principles, and operating practices.


 


Key Responsibilities:




1. Program Management


Assess the capacities and needs of affected communities to design emergency responses.

Proactively oversee all projects in the country through all components of the project management cycle.

Ensure WASH programs have a clear objective, impact-oriented implementation plans, and comply with legal frameworks.

Implement effective monitoring and evaluation processes for ethical program implementation.

Oversee timely reporting, ensuring compliance with donor requirements.

Monitor budget implementation against targets with support from Field/HQ Finance.

Implement processes in accordance with IsraAID compliance requirements and policies.

Organize project meetings covering all aspects of planning and implementation.

Ensure programs align with IsraAID's and international protocols, guidelines, and standards.

Report regularly to the Head of the WASH Sector or relevant Country Director on program activities, achievements, challenges, and recommendations for improvement.

Ensure programs align with IsraAID's and international protocols, guidelines, and standards.

Ensure a proper risk assessment and mitigation strategy is developed for each program, project, and activity and is constantly monitored.

Contribute to the growing knowledge and systemization of program content and portfolio as part of IsraAID Emergency Department globally.

As required, oversee programs outside of the WASH technical portfolio, with technical support provided externally.

 


2. Develop and use appropriate MEAL tools.


Develop a MEAL strategy, methodologies, and relevant tools to measure the impact of the program.

Identify Lessons Learned for the program and successfully communicate them in a variety of mediums.

Provide technical support and on-the-job training to all program staff.

Ensure a proper risk assessment and mitigation strategy is developed for each program, project, and activity and is constantly monitored.

 


3. Staff Management and Professional Technical Support


Provide technical guidance to the Emergency set-up team.

Maintain regular communication with the Head of the WASH sector, Country Director, and field staff.

Manage and support the WASH programs team, directly supervising project managers.

Design staffing plans for each program, initiate relevant recruitments and ensure adherence to approved budgets.

Provide technical support and on-the-job training to all program staff.

Identify training needs and facilitate capacity-building for program staff.

 


4. Strategy and Planning


Implement the yearly strategic planning for WASH programs, updating protocols as necessary.

Lead the development of concept notes, project proposals, and communication materials to expand the program portfolio.

Accompany national partners in designing and implementing quality, realistic programmatic interventions.

Identify and collect best practices to contribute to program experience and design.

Manage the emergency inventory equipment and kits.

 


5. Coordination with External Partners


Ensure WASH program decisions are coordinated with partners, donors, government structures, and the community.

Avoid duplication of WASH programs with other partners operating in the same locations and sectors.

Attending WASH coordination meetings and relevant gatherings with authorities and stakeholders.



 


6. Representation


Have a thorough understanding of IsraAID's mission statement, organizational identity, and theory of change.

Raise the profile of IsraAID, work, and country missions through active participation in Interaction forums and external events when possible.

Serve as an advocate for the country's missions and the organization.

Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

 


Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Competencies:


 


Requirements


Strong commitment to humanitarian principles and values.

Ability to work in challenging and dynamic emergency environments.

Flexibility and adaptability to rapidly changing situations.

Willingness to travel and be deployed to field missions for extended periods.

Demonstrated understanding of working in diverse cultural contexts.

Capacity to handle high-pressure situations and make critical decisions.

Strong critical thinking skills with an initiative-taking and solutions-oriented approach.

Excellent organizational and time management skills to meet tight deadlines.

Ability to work collaboratively in a team and lead by example.

Adherence to strict ethical standards and compliance with IsraAID's policies.

Commitment to IsraAID’s values: Professionalism, Humanity, collaboration, Flexibility and Adaptability

 


Education


University Degree in water engineering/environmental engineering/ relevant academic background.

Additional certifications or training in emergency response and program management are advantageous.

 


Experience:


Minimum of 5 years of experience in managing WASH programs in emergency and crisis settings.

Proven record in leading and implementing emergency response projects.

Experience in designing and overseeing monitoring and evaluation processes.

Previous involvement in risk assessment and mitigation strategies for WASH programs.

Familiarity with donor compliance requirements and reporting.

 


IT Skills:


Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Experience with database management and data analysis tools.

Familiarity with communication and collaboration platforms such as Zoom, Skype, or Teams.

Ability to use technology for remote coordination and information sharing during emergencies.

 


Languages:


Fluency in English - required.

Knowledge of other languages - advantageous.

 


*References will be required upon need.


 


Equal Opportunity Statement


IsraAID Australia is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. As a humanitarian aid organization, we are committed to treating people with compassion and respect. All qualified applications will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, mental disorder, familial status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic as established by Australian law.


 


Ethical standards


IsraAID Australia has zero tolerance towards any acts of misconduct and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse. The recruitment process will include all candidates’ declarations and reference checks focused on misconduct and SEA.

Location: Field position


Duration of contract: 2 years


Up to 3 months in an IsraAid emergency response setting (with several deployments each year). In-between deployments: remote work with visits to IsraAID HQ in Israel (up to 3 months a year…

Nivel de Idiomas

Languages:

  • Fluency in English - required.
  • Knowledge of other languages - advantageous.

Languages:

  • Fluency in English - required.
  • Knowledge of other languages - advantageous.

Ubicación

Híbrido
El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Tel Aviv District, Israel
Sderot Sha'ul HaMelech 8, Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Israel
12th Floor

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